Professor Jan Joosten


PhD (Jerusalem), ThD (Brussels), HDR (Strasbourg)

Academic Background:

After 20 years of teaching biblical languages and Old Testament exegesis at the University of Strasbourg (France), Jan Joosten arrived in Oxford in 2014. He is editor-in-chief of the journal Vetus Testamentum and President of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies.

Research Interests:

Hebrew grammar, the Septuagint translation, biblical rhetoric, Syriac versions of the Bible


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